Roasted Beet & Mandarin Orange Salad

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This salad combines the sweet flavor of roasted beets, Mandarin oranges, lightly peppered orange dressing, and mixed greens. If you've never roasted beets before, you're in for a treat.

1
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 small beets

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

  • ½ teaspoon McCormick® Coarse Grind Black Pepper, divided

  • ¼ cup orange juice

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Gourmet Collection® Parsley Flakes

  • teaspoon McCormick® Gourmet Collection® Garlic Powder

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 4 cups mixed greens

  • ½ cup mandarin orange sections, drained

  • ¼ cup coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Trim beets, leaving 1 inch of stems and roots; wash. Place beets, 2 teaspoons olive oil, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper in a self-closing plastic bag. Toss to coat beets. Place beets on a shallow baking pan; roast 40-45 minutes, or until fork tender. Cool, then peel beets and cut into approximately 1/2 inch wedges.

  2. Whisk together orange juice,1 tablespoon olive oil, vinegar, parsley, remaining 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, garlic powder, and salt. Set aside.

  3. Place one cup mixed greens on each of four plates. Top each salad with mandarin orange sections and beets. Sprinkle with walnuts and drizzle with dressing. Serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

163 Calories
11g Fat
15g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 163
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Sodium 228mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 6%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 33mg 164%
Calcium 48mg 4%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 486mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.